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Big Chief Monk Boudreaux performs during The Musical Mojo of Dr. John: A Celebration of Mac & His Music at the Saenger Theatre on May 3, 2014 in New Orleans, La. (Skip Bolen/Getty Images for Blackbird Productions)
Big Chief Monk Boudreaux performs during The Musical Mojo of Dr. John: A Celebration of Mac & His Music at the Saenger Theatre on May 3, 2014 in New Orleans, La. (Skip Bolen/Getty Images for Blackbird Productions)

Today is Mardi Gras, and Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson speaks with Derrick Freeman (@Mistersmoker) of WWOZ in New Orleans about some of the music revelers will be hearing along parade routes and at parties.


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Music From The Segment

Professor Longhair, “Mardi Gras In New Orleans”

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Dr. John, “Mardi Gras Day”

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Big Chief Monk Boudreaux & The Golden Eagles, “Sew Sew Sew”

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Danny Barker, “My Indian Red” (feat. Don Kirpatrick, Haywood Henry and Fred Moore)

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This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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